EAST MIDNAPORE

  • Centre has stopped funding West Bengal development projects, says CM Mamata Banerjee November 25, 2014

    Digha: The Centre has stopped funding development projects in West Bengal and is taking away a major chunk of the state's earnings for debt servicing of more than Rs 2 lakh crore, putting in jeopardy people's "welfare projects", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday alleged. "Development of Bengal cannot be...
  • West Bengal: No signs of external injury in postmortem of CPM leader's wife's murder August 19, 2014

    East Midnapore: In a new twist in the death of a 32yearold woman in East Midnapore, the post mortem report reveals that there were no signs of external injuries or sexual assault on her body. According to the report, the cause of death was due to hanging and a case...
  • WB: 3 men rape, murder minor girl, body found hanging from tree July 24, 2014

    Kolkata: A sevenyearold girl was allegedly raped and murdered in East Midnapore district of West Bengal. Her body was found hanging from a tree near her house. Locals suspected three men from the village to be behind the crime and beat them up. One of them was lynched while the...
  • Trinamool MP's former PA Pradip Jha found dead in Kolkata August 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Subhendu Adhikary's former PA Pradip Jha was found dead on Saturday in Kolkata. The victim's body was found on a pavement on Strand Road early on Saturday morning. No injury marks have been found in Pradip's body. His body has been sent for autopsy. Police has...
  • West Bengal panchayat polls: Singur, Nandigram to vote today July 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Singur and Nandigram, known for the intense protests against farmland acquisition that caused the ouster of the long entrenched Left Front government and propelled Mamata Banerjee to the chief minister's chair, go to the hustings in the second phase of West Bengal panchayat polls on Monday. The two rural hamlets...
  • WB: 32yearold arrested for trying to rape 3yearold child April 21, 2013

    Midnapore: Even as the country agitates over the rape of a minor in Delhi, another shameful incident has come to light in West Bengal's East Midnapore district. A 32yearold man has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a 3yearold child. The accused is a truck driver and the victim was...
  • West Bengal: Eight killed in bustruck collision January 11, 2013

    East Midnapore (West Bengal): Eight people were killed and 30 injured when a bus collided headon with a truck at Heria late Thursday, police said. According to police, five people died on the spot when the Dighabound bus, which was coming from Howrah, collided with the truck. The injured were rushed...
  • DSP shifted over Nandigram trouble February 12, 2007

    New Delhi: The West Bengal government on Monday transferred East Midnapore district Superintendent of Police A K Dutta in a significant police reshuffle in troubletorn Nandigram. Nandigram has been the scene of a series of violent incidents over the proposed SEZ by the Indonesiabased Salim group, Superintendent of Railway Police...